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[Asia-pacific] The Marlboro Man to Go Into Hiding in Canada; Country to Adopt Generic Cigarette Packaging

But the threat of litigation does not appear to be deterring Canada’s liberal government. If the recently published Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) treaty is approved and implemented, the tobacco industry might find it more difficult to file legal challen
Corporate Counsel Magazine
added Nov 26, 2015 10:19

Canada set to join plain packaging fray as international momentum grows

The newly elected Liberal government in Canada has vowed to pursue an “activist” healthcare agenda, and has confirmed that plain packaging is a “top priority”. Canada has often been ahead of other countries with respect to restrictions on tobacco marketi
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Nov 24, 2015 15:38

Tobacco Juice Receptacle Invented by InventHelp Client (KPD-219)

If you enjoy chewing tobacco and would like a discreet way to get rid of the tobacco juice, we have good news for you. An inventor from Philadelphia, Pa., has conceived of a device that is exactly what you need. No more spitting out of vehicle windows, hu
PR Web
added Nov 21, 2015 21:46

[Germany, USA] Fontem Ventures B.V. and NJOY, Inc. Announce Settlement Agreement In Relation to E-Vapour Technology Patents

resolves ongoing litigation in the USA and Germany. The settlement ends one of eight patent infringement cases originally brought by Fontem Ventures and Fontem Holdings 1 in March 2014 in the United States District Court for the Central District of Calif
PR Newswire
added Nov 16, 2015 15:51

[California] Philip Morris Settles Marlboro E-Cig Trade Dress Suit ($$)

has reached a settlement in California federal court with an electronic cigarette manufacturer who sought a declaration that it wasn’t infringing the protected “roof design” trade dress used for Marlboro cigarettes. Pax Labs Inc. on Thursday voluntarily
added Nov 14, 2015 01:13

WHO Director Questions IP Rights, Drug Prices, Industry Influence

Chan today told a gathering of think tank representatives...“I worry about interference, by powerful economic operators, in the new targets for alcohol, tobacco...Of all the demand-reduction measures set out in the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Cont
Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added Nov 13, 2015 02:14

Supreme Court’s Alice Corporation Opinion Hookahs Patenting of Blockchain-Based Systems ($$)

it may be wise to go ask Alice if such efforts to create unique accounting products can ever be rewarded by patenting and, ultimately, if there is any profit in blockchains.
added Nov 3, 2015 23:41

MO v. FDA: DOCKET Sep 30-Nov 3, 2015

11/03/2015 MINUTE ORDER granting 22 Plaintiffs’ Sealed Motion for Leave to File Documents Under Seal, and 23 Plaintiffs’ Sealed Motion for Leave to File Document Under Seal.
Tobacco On Trial
added Nov 3, 2015 23:32

Tobacco Cos. Seek Quick Win In FDA Labeling Suit ($$)

Philip Morris, R.J. Reynolds and other tobacco companies on Friday asked a D.C. federal judge to rule in their favor exactly one month after accusing the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of overstepping its authority and violating the First Amendment wit
added Nov 3, 2015 22:22

[Australia] 2015.10.30 Plain Packaging of Tobacco Products: Law, Ethics, and Trade

This Roundtable is co-hosted by the Intellectual Property & Innovation Law Research Program and the Australian Centre for Health Law Research...In addition to matters about constitutional law, intellectual property, public health, the case raised larger
added Oct 22, 2015 15:54
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